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Monday Mingle: How Trunk Club Works

How Trunk Club Works

The latest trend in shopping is the box. That's how Trunk Club works. A stylist puts together a box of clothes and accessories and ships it off. You keep what you love and return the rest. It's easy and it's also complicated. Let me explain.

How Trunk Club Works

Like all the other online styling services, it all starts with an online profile. Click away with your likes and preferences. Your stylist takes all the information you put in and then she shops. You just sit back and relax.

When your trunk is ready, your stylist will email you a preview.You'll see a version of what she selects before the items ship. You can veto styles and pick the pricing. Your trunk won’t ship until you sign off on your stylist’s selections. I liked all the input and it didn't feel too arduous.

Then the clothes ship. And now you have to leap into action.

You can return anything you don't want. And I returned a lot. The rules are all "unaltered, unworn merchandise in its original condition can be returned for a refund anytime." They say issues with worn clothing will be handled on a case-by-case basis. I didn't have any issues with my return.


Now there is a $25 home try-on fee. This is a little odd. They must've had a lot of entire trunks returned. The good news is the fee will be credited toward any purchases made from that trunk.

How Trunk Club Works

Here's what it looks like. A big, brown box. And here's the unboxing video:

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What I kept from the box

I showed you this Trunk Club outfit that I returned, now here's what I kept (grand total was $204.37): Kendra Scott, 'Elisa' Pendant Necklace($65 was the Trunk Club price, I found it for $50 on Nordstrom) // Hinge Print A-Line Dress ($68 was the Trunk Club Price, I found it for $40 on Nordstrom) // Fidela SARTO By Franco Sarto Block Heel Sandal($71.37 Trunk Club price was the best price). I think the shoes are my favorite. They are quite chic, fit well and are trendy. Well done Angela. And I do think they work with multiple items from the box she sent. Angela also delighted me with the necklace. This isn't something I would pick out. It's delicate and pretty and I've worn it quite a lot. Overall, Angela put together a very nice outfit for me. She saved me time, stuck to my budget and has a great sense of style. For someone that doesn't want to shop, Trunk Club is an EXCELLENT option. I'm a little disappointed in the pricing. While I expect a markup I didn't expect to find everything elsewhere so easily and at such low prices. And be warned--FIVE DAYS GOES FAST. You really need to stay on top of your order to avoid racking up big charges. To contact my Trunk Club stylist email Angela Tursi. They also have a clubhouse experience (I haven't tried that) where you shop in store. Clubhouse visits (there is one on Park Ave) are always free. What do you think? Is this a good deal? Let me know if you've tried it and what you thought of your box. Do you have another box you think I should try?

Kendra Scott Necklace

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